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Memorial Picture "...ESLICH, AW2 Joey...It is with sadness I report the passing of AW2 Joey Eslich. Joey served with VP-22 (1988-1994). He passed away in Ohio last night 7/23/13 from an illness..." Contributed by STORIE, Doug Retired ds312@hotmail.com [25JUL2013]

ESCARZAGA, Carlos A. CEscarzaga@msn.com "...I was in VP-30 from 1978 - 1982 and VP-49 from 1982 through 1985. I loved every minute of it and would like to say hi to all my ex-Shipmates. Please e-mail me if you were assigned to these squadrons at that time. Thanks..." [03AUG2001]

ESCH, CDR R. R. "Bob" Retired resch2@woh.rr.com "...In WW-II from a few days after Pearl Harbor I served sequentially in VP-74, then VP-18 and finally in VP-99 until January 1946. I served on board the USS Greenwich Bay (AVP-41) a Seaplane Tender from Jun 1948 to Mar 1950. I was Commanding Officer of FASRON-114 at NS Kodiak, Alaska in support of PBM and P-2V squadrons from June 1952 to Jan uary1953..." [01FEB98]

ESCHE, PO6 Mark Retired readman51@aol.com "...Joined VP-49 in 1976, just before we deployed for 6 months to NAS Keflavik, Iceland. Worked the Comm/Nav IMA as one of the lost sheep of the TAD zone. Same with the next two deployments to NAS Sigonella, Sicily and then to NAS Bermuda. Liked the P-3 community so much. I worked on 'em in Naval Air Development Center Warminster. Returned to NAS Jacksonville, Florida and VP-24 ('82-'85). I then took orders to NS Rota, Spain AIMD. Took wife. Came back with Preg wife, and son. Did AVIC7, met daughter, and then took orders to NAS Bermuda (AAhhhh!) AIMD, then base Safety Office. Retired after twenty out of NAS Norfolk, Virginia, as an E-6. So what? I never did any boat time! I lived in Spain! I spent a total of four years in Bermuda! So, I ended my twenty years in Norfolk. I was on shore duty!..." [27JAN2006]

ESCOBAR, Alex Alexe@manasyst.com "...I have been looking for some of the people in my old squadron for a long time, and this seems like the place to do it. I was with VP-94 from 85-88 and would love to here from some of my old VP Shipmates..." [22JAN2001]

ESCOBAR, Robert "Esky" Jr. fra45@earthlink.net "...I was in VP-50 from about February 1957 (ATAN) through August 1963 (AT1). Went to FAETUPAC for instructor duty where I taught maintenance on the ASA-16 Integrated Display System. Advanced to E-7; AXC. Orders to NATTC, Millington (dreamsheet requested "any spanish speaking country") for AT-B School then on to NAS Patuxent River, Maryland and VP-44. Picked up E-8 and transferred across the ramp to VP-49 where we made the first deployment in the P-3C's to "beautiful downtown NAS Keflavik, Iceland". Generated many "UR's" against the tech manuals. Made two deployments then received orders to NAVPRO, Burbank where I got to process all those "UR's" I'd generated while in the Fleet! Who says there's no justice? Retired from the Nav in August 1975..." [28JUN2000]

ESHOM, Dan eshom44@aol.com "...VP-50, 65/66/67 WESTPAC, SP-5B, AX3..." [22JAN99]

ESLER, Robert (BoB) ooidabob@sbcglobal.net "...I served in VP-24 from 9-64 to 9-66. I was probably the only E-3 on flight skins. Flew with crew 4. Lt. Herman, Chief Love, and Ensign Matson were some of the names that come to mind. Did find Chief Love's and Rollie Soderholn's e-mail. It was nice to hear from them. I wonder if "triple nickel zero" is still around? I would like to hear from anyone who was with VP-24 during that time. I started out at Olathe NAS. If anyone out their knows the name VIC KISH, please let me know. He was in the reserves at Olathe and served with a VR outfit..." [E-Mail Updated 01NOV2004 | 30SEP97]

ESLICH, Joey jyceslich@aol.com "...I was in VP-22 from 1988-1994. Best Shipmates in the world. As a matter of fact, I was the last ASDO still have the log book. No one ever told me what to do with it..." [07MAR99]

ESPIRITU, CAPTAIN Roger F. Retired usn2100@sbcglobal.net "...I served with VP-9 (08/1978-07/1980) as a Flight Surgeon and member of the Mishap Investigating Board, Commander, Amphibious Task Force (CATF) Surgeon COMmander for AmPHIBious SquadRON (COMPHIBRON)-7 aboard the USS New Orleans (LPD-11) and a WesPac (1995). I retired in 1998 with specialty in Internal Medicine and subspecialty in Allergy and Clinical Immunology..." [06FEB2014]

ESQ, Michelle Davis myparadise1@msn.com "...I was one of the last AX's (revised to AT and AO respectively) VP-44 NAS Brunswick, Maine. I closed down the SQ in decom..." [02FEB2007]

ESSEL, ATR2 Thomas tommytunes61@hotmail.com "...I served with VP-56 at NAS Norfolk, Virginia and NAS Patuxent River, Maryland from 1967 to 1969. I wanted to let any of the guys on Crew-4 at NAS Norfolk, Virginia in end of May 1968 hunting for the sub USS SCORPION. There is a show on a channel called History International by the name of Vanishings. The particular show is being aired on April 20, 2010 at 11:30 am and then again on Aril 20, 2010 at 5:30 pm. In the show the entire VP-56 Crew-4 is on the documentary plus the P2. I was on the crew with Preston Barnhart, McClearn, LT Dillon, Bondi and others. I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [14APR2010]

ESTEP, AO3 Chris capisce@email.msn.com "...Would like to hear from any Shipmates that served in VP-48 from 1981 - 1984. I was a AOAN, (previously A03). Served under CDR Parody at NAS Moffett Field, California and deployment to NAF Kadena, Okinawa, Japan. Later transferred to USS Enterprise. I still keep in touch with my good buddy AXAA (previously AXAN) Tony Peroni. Went to his wedding in Italy and grabbed his wife's booty. Some things never change..." [09FEB2001]

ESTES, LCDR Albert R. (Ray) Retired Rayestes@aol.com "...I attended ARM "A" school/AROS 44. VB-2 OTU1 Beaufort SC. PV's later to NAGS Miami to Operational TBF training at NAS Fort Lauderdale. Finished on VJ Day. Later VC-11, VP-46, FASRON 3, VW-13, ALUSNA Tehran to OCS. DD703 then NAO training to VP-44 to VP-31 DET NAS Moffett Field, California to CFAWLANT to retire 1970. Awarded CAC Wings, Aircrew Wings, NAO wings and NFO wings. Wore them all once and it looked way to much. Didn't do it again. I wore CAC wings with NFO wings frequently. Was unaware of AROS insignia but wore 'Goldfish Club' insignia on right sleeve on blue jumper. That may not have been proper. Awarded for escaping death by use of liferaft after ditching off Port Everglades, FL in a TBF in the great (?)Bermuda Triangle. Lots of ASW during career including Task Force ALFA while on DD703..." [17APR98]

ESTRADA, Glenn C. glenn_estrada@hotmail.com "...I served with VP-22 (Mechanic) from early 1970's to 1979. I would like to hear from former Shipmates..." [30JUL2009]

ESTREICH, AW1 Howard C/O His Son Larry Estreich lestreich@auction.com "...My Dad, AW1 Howard ESTREICH, served withVS-835 out of NAS New York, New York flying in the AF Guardians and then the S-2 with the occasional ride in the P2s for AC credits..." [E-Mail Updated 26APR2019 | 20JUN2001]

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